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In October, SpartanNash will close three grocery stores in Rapid City, reports the South Dakota Public Broadcasting.  Two Family Thrift stores and a Prairie Market store will close in October.…
Information on population, jobs, income, poverty, race, and age about your community can be hard to find all in one place. With the help of our sister site, the South Dakota…
Information on population, jobs, income, poverty, race, and age about your community can be hard to find all in one place. With the help of our sister site, the South Dakota…
The South Dakota Legislature has a committee working on the problems of finding affordable housing, and will make a final report later in the fall, reports the Rapid City Journal.…
Pennington County has called for a moratorium on building permits in a new subdivision located outside Box Elder. Valley Heights, the subdivision affected, has 150 single family homes, and 68…
The Rapid City Council approved a $75,000 grant to help fund a project to build more than 500 affording housing units near Rushmore Mall at its May 15, 2017 meeting.…
The second annual Community Innovative Summit was held in Rapid City, reports KOTA TV.  The summit gives citizens an opportunity to discuss options that will allow multiple groups to be…
With an estimated $280,000 grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development coming down the pipeline, city officials believe that more housing can be built for low-income families and…
People were far more likely to move to South Dakota than move away, according to a new report from United Van Lines. This report is good news for the Rushmore…
The Rapid City Council has decided the city will not foot the bill for replacing the roof of the Minneluzahan Senior Center. The Rapid City Journal stated that the Council…
Thanks to a $1.1 million grant in Vision funds from the Rapid City Council, Wellfully will be able to build a new facility to house its Life Above and Beyond…
Proposed changes to the South Dakota Retirement System will go before the legislature this January, reports the Rapid City Journal. The proposed changes aim to eliminate unfair advantages in the…
Rapid City has seen a four percent decline in the poverty rate over the last three years, reports the Rapid City Journal. Rapid City's rate dropped from 14.5 percent to…
Rapid City schools are showing much higher rates of chronic absences, when compared with South Dakota as a whole, reports the Rapid City Journal.  Attendance Works, a national organization focusing…
Wilson Park saw around 300 attendees for the Black Hills Pride Fest, reports the Rapid City Journal. The festival, which began in 1985, had 60 craft booths and tents set…
Local agencies and the Summer Food Service Program are providing free meals for children and some adults during the summer, reports the Rapid City Journal. For many children in the…
The Rapid City Collective Impact initiative seeks to make non-profit and social service organizations more effective through collaboration, reports the Native Sun News.  Too often, these entities attempt to address…
Although some residents are objecting to it, Westhills Village is planning a major expansion of its retirement campus. According to the Rapid City Journal article, the City Council unanimously decided…
The gap between the need for assisted living facilities and the spaces available will close a little with the opening of a new community and new construction plans, reports the…
A two-day conference will focus on honoring the accomplishments of women while also forming a plan for change within the community, according to the event's Eventbrite website.  International Women's Day…
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